Dublin City University

School of Computing producing sought after graduates

Dublin City University is on a mission. It wants to be known globally as a research intensive, engaged University of Enterprise that produces graduates whose high-quality education helps them make a real impact on their industry, to the benefit of society and the economy. And this is exactly what international students can expect from the University’s School of Computing.

The School of Computing is known for its high standards of teaching and excellence in research, meeting the most rigorous national and international academic standards. Its programs aim to produce graduates who can meet the needs of Ireland’s industrial and commercial sectors, with the demand for computer science and information and communications technology (ICT) graduates in high demand in the country. Graduate salaries reflect this; on average over 62 percent earn more than €29,000 in their first year of full time work after graduating.

The School offers a number of programs at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels for students who want to pursue careers in the exiting and ever-changing field:

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Applications
  • Bachelor of Science in Enterprise Computing
  • Bachelor of Science in Computational Problem Solving and Software Development
  • Bachelor of Science in Data Science
  • Master of Science in Computing
  • Master of Science in Electronic Commerce

The Bachelor of Science in Data Science is the first of its kind in Ireland and is designed for students wanting to pursue a career in big data and data analytics. The innovative program is aimed at producing graduates with the professional and personal skills sought after in the modern information economy.

For students who want to pursue research at the graduate levels, the School offers a lively and supportive environment. In fact, many students are producing research that is already having a significant impact on industry at both the national and international levels. Currently, students are researching cloud computing, dependable systems, language and cognition, modelling and scientific computing, and sensor web technologies.

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